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Traffic signal and pedestrian modules

Energy Efficiency Regulations

Technical requirements

Regulatory definition
Traffic signal module

self-contained device that consists of all of the optical components for operation and is designed to

  • provide drivers with movement information by means of a red or green traffic signal indicator that is 203.2 mm or 304.8 mm in diameter, and
  • fit into a traffic signal housing

Pedestrian module
self-contained device that consists of all of the optical components for operation and is designed to

  • provide pedestrians with movement information by means of a "walking person" or "hand" display but not by means of a countdown message, and
  • fit into a pedestrian signal housing

Test standard
ITE VTCSH Part 2

Compliance date
January 1, 2007

EnerGuide label
Not required

EnerGuide directory:
List of models: Traffic signal and pedestrian modules

Energy efficiency standard
Product class Maximum wattage Nominal wattage
  January 1, 2007
Traffic signal modules
Red light with a diameter of 304.‍8 mm 17 W 11 W
Red light with a diameter of 203.‍2 mm 13 W 8 W
Red arrow display 12 W 9 W
Green light with a diameter of 304.‍8 mm 15 W 15 W
Green light with a diameter of 203.‍2 mm 12 W 12 W
Green arrow display 11 W 11 W
Pedestrian modules
Combination of a walking person and a hand display 16 W 13 W
Walking person display only 12 W 9 W
Hand display only 16 W 13 W
W = watts

Requirements for the energy efficiency report prior to import, as listed in Schedule IV of the Regulations

  • type of product (traffic signal module or pedestrian module)
  • brand name
  • model number
  • manufacturer
  • name of the organization or province that carried out the traffic signal or pedestrian module verification and authorized the verification mark that will be affixed to the module
  • type of module
  • maximum wattage
  • nominal wattage